Chicago Foundation for Women Grants $15,000 to Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative to Make an Investment in Women and Girls
Chicago Foundation for Women’s spring 2015 primary cycle focused on freedom from violence and health access and awareness.
Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative (PACPI) was awarded $15,000 for their Perinatal HIV Enhanced Case Management from the General Fund at Chicago Foundation for Women. The spring 2015 primary cycle at Chicago Foundation for Women awarded $570,000 in grants to 34 Chicagoland programs. Perinatal HIV Enhanced Case Management intends to help vulnerable HIV-positive pregnant women to have healthy, HIV-negative newborns and establish a strong connection to continuing care for each mother and child.
CFW awarded 12 grants focused on access to health and health information. CFW grantees in the health portfolio are committed to supporting some of the most vulnerable women in Chicago. All grantee organizations serve or impact low-income women or women below the poverty line.
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Spanish-language newspaper Hoy spoke with PACPI executive director Anne Statton at Wednesday’s rally to Pass a Positive Budget, organized by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Pass a Positive Budget is a community-driven campaign that fights for a fair and positive budget for FY16. The health and lives of individuals living with and impacted by HIV face serious threats this year. Read more about the campaign.
Full Hoy article in Spanish.
The event of the season is here!
AIDS Run & Walk Chicago will be Saturday, September 26th at Soldier Field.
PACPI is recruiting a team of 30 members and we need your help to raise more than $10,000 that will benefit programs for women and infants. Lace up your shoes and sign up to walk or run with us!
What: AIDS Run & Walk Chicago 5K walk, 5K run or 10K run
Where: Soldier Field, 1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago
Who: Team PACPI!
When: September 26th, 8:00am-11:00am
How: Go to PACPI’s team page to register using the discount code “30YEARSOFACTION” for $10 off your walk or run registration
Register today to begin fundraising and you’ll be eligible to win great prizes. Gift cards are available for fundraising milestones from Amazon, Target, Starbucks, iTunes, and more!